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All commercial vehicle violations need to be corrected, but not all violations are as bad as others.  This is why the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has a standardised list of violations which are so severe that they result...
A sleeper cab hardly has enough space for full-size gym equipment.  Even a small set of weights and a folding exercise bike can quickly take up most of your sleeping space.  Fortunately, there are lightweight, compact, and effective exercise...
All professional drivers should know how to and be performing daily pre-trip and post-trip inspections.  Not only are regular inspections required by law in both Canada and the USA, but they are simply a best practice if you want...
Over-the-road truckers have easy access to typical convenience foods.  While some truck stops and truck-accessible food stores are making valiant efforts to improve their healthy food selections, many still offer only what is fried, packaged, and poor in nutritional...
No driver should ever get into a vehicle and drive without making sure the vehicle is safe to drive. Commercial drivers understand this, and the concept of the pre-trip inspection is well-accepted and practiced in the trucking industry. However, a minimum...
Most people understand that regular stretching of one’s muscles is a healthy habit.  However, few people make a regular habit out of stretching. Professional truck drivers spend a lot of time sitting in a single posture.  This type of lifestyle...
If your vehicle has an ABS light, it is important that you understand how it works. While the requirements for ABS systems on trucks and trailers varies slightly between Canada and the USA, if your truck and trailer were both...
Serious injuries and possibly fatalities can occur from cargo falling out of the back of a van and/or reefer trailer when the doors are opened. This is one of the reasons why cargo securement is extremely important for all...
Professional drivers know how and when to use their engine retarder brakes if their vehicle is so equipped.  While the use of these brakes is often restricted in certain areas for noise considerations, if you are using your engine...
Highlight Motor Group is proud to announce the grand opening of their brand new, state-of-the-art repair shop. Connected to their head office in Concord, Ontario, this large 2 story facility sits on over 2 acres of land and boasts...

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